1 and the Recommendations of the National Commission on Reform of Federal Criminal Laws
The federal government, which is responsible for all criminal law
across the country.
A priest who has sex with a child commits a grave moral wrong and also violates the criminal law
Free-market public-interest law firms, such as the Pacific Legal Foundation and Washington Legal Foundation, are pushing to return environmental offenses to the traditional realms of administrative, civil, and criminal law
Incarceration should be mandated only as a last resort, and more effective alternatives to prison should instead be incorporated into the criminal law
But perhaps there is something more: It could be that the experience of being victimized strips away the layers of corporate created by million-dollar Madison Avenue advertising, giving victims a more accurate picture of the interests our criminal law
protects and those that it should be protecting.
State Criminal Laws
covering trafficking in counterfeit goods,
Because this issue of LawNow is prepared around the theme of "most important" legal decisions, I will attempt in this column and the next, to review some of the most significant Canadian decisions in the area of criminal law
Likewise, albeit on a rather more mundane note, we propose to ask whether, in the wake of criminal laws
such as Sarbanes-Oxley, certain kinds of corporate executives may decide to flee the scene and, if they do, what sort of men and women will be left behind.
See FINAL REPORT OF THE NATIONAL COMMISSION ON REFORM OF FEDERAL CRIMINAL LAWS
, A PROPOSED NEW FEDERAL CRIMINAL CODE (1971).
Produced in association with the European Criminal Bar Association (London), the title also carries articles on: the substantive criminal law
deriving from EU treaties, EU legislation and under the European Convention of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms; the protection of rights of accused and suspected persons; problems of access to justice; identification of criminal laws
at the national level which require alignment in order to promote essential freedoms and ensure common standards; EU agencies such as Europol and Eurojust; the European Arrest Warant and other EU initiatives on criminal law
and procedure; and, the harmonization of criminal law
within the EU.
THE EUROPEAN Parliament's legal affairs committee has backed the first attempt to harmonise European Union (EU) criminal laws
, a directive that insists the 27 member states criminalise any deliberate infringement of intellectual property rights, a key issue for the tobacco industry.
Members of Congress do not hesitate to enact criminal laws
addressing whatever the public concern of the day happens to be, whether or not the Constitution gives them the authority to do so.
The courts recognize that there is a continuum between pure public health laws and criminal laws
Graham said her office will not ``duplicate the work of the federal investigation,'' and instead will examine potential violations of Utah criminal laws